Anchor Borowers’ Programme: Nasarawa RIFAN urges members to repay loans

By Naomi Sharang Alhaji Abbas Ramallan, Chairman, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Nasarawa State Chapter, has urged it’s members, to repay the farm inputs loan they received under the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme. Ramallah made  the call at the Wet Season Loan Recovery meeting with local government and zonal chairmen of RIFAN held […]

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Nigeria oil output 1.6m to1.7m bpd, in line with OPEC cut – NNPC

Nigeria is producing 1.6 million to 1.7 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil, the chief operating officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation said on Wednesday, adding that the country would continue to comply with OPEC output cuts. “The last quota put us at 1.7 million bpd and we are committed to that […]

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Nestle Nigeria Plc announces financial results for Q3 2019

By Peter Ejiofor Nestlé Nigeria Plc has announced its financial results for nine months period ending Sept. 30, 2019. The financial results made available to the News agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos, showed that for the period January to September 2019, the company recorded a revenue of N211.3 billion – a growth […]

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Nigeria has enough rice to last two years – Farmers

By Stanley Nwanosike An Enugu-based commercial rice farmer, Mr Ekene Uzodinma, has advised Nigerians against panic buying and hoarding of rice ahead of the Yuletide celebration. Uzodinma, who is the Manager of Excellent Integrated Farms Ltd, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Monday. He said […]

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How Nigeria can tap into $4.2trn wellness industry – Alkashim

51 mins ago 0  90  0 Mrs Hauwa Huru Alkashim has urged Nigeria and Nigerians to refocus its investment decisions to tap into the global wellness industry which is currently valued at over $4.2 trillion. Alkashim CEO Infinite Wealth and Founder African Wellness Summit, who spoke on the sidelines of the Summit held at the weekend said that […]

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DPR seals gas plants, petrol stations in Ebonyi

By Emmanuel Acha The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Enugu Field Office, has sealed six Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) plants and three petrol stations in Ebonyi in the last seven days. Mr Okechukwu Okoro, the Controller of the field office, which comprises Enugu and Ebonyi states, disclosed this on Wednesday in Enugu in an interview […]

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Davido deposits N36m to purchase customised jewelry for Zlantan, Others

By Chinenye Offor Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer, David Adedeji Adeleke aka Davido, has deposited the sum of $100K (N36million) to purchase customised jewelry for Zlatan Ibile, Skibii and seven other members of his 30BG (30billion gang) The singer rewarded the Nigerian rapper, songwriter and dancer Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael aka Zlatan Ibile, who is […]

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Border closure: Local rice varieties now rule markets

Dealers re-bag locally processed rice as foreign — Consumers Why price is on the high side — Processors Farmers ready for massive paddy rice production Locally processed rice is now common in markets and departmental shops, a market survey carried out by Daily Trust recently has shown. Miva rice, Mama Gold dominate markets in Benue […]

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